Maryfran Johnson

Contributing writer

An award-winning journalist, technology conference moderator and editorial executive, Maryfran Johnson is the host of CIO.com’s CIO Leadership Live video show and former Editor in Chief of CIO magazine and Events. In addition to writing extensively about IT strategy and business transformation for IDG publications, Maryfran also served in 2016-2017 as an adjunct researcher for International Data Corp.’s IT Executive Programs. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from The Ohio State University's Kiplinger Program and a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida. Prior to joining IDG, she spent 10 years as a reporter at daily newspapers in Florida, Washington State and Ohio.

Seeking opportunity in crisis, boards uphold digital growth agendas

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Anupam Khare, CIO at Oshkosh Corp.

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Anupam Khare, CIO at Oshkosh Corp.

Anupam Khare, CIO at Oshkosh Corp., joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen now as they discuss service desk innovations, creating...

Episode 3: Learn how to build a killer LinkedIn profile

Episode 3: Learn how to build a killer LinkedIn profile

Podcast Episode 3: Listen now as author and resume expert Brenda Bernstein helps you develop and perfect your personal brand on LinkedIn.

Executive Development: When CEOs help their CIOs prepare for board roles

Executive Development: When CEOs help their CIOs prepare for board roles

It may seem counterintuitive for CEOs to encourage (and even coach) their CIOs and senior business leaders to serve on outside boards, but doing so can deliver real business benefits.

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Michael Smith, VP & CIO, American Academy of Family Physicians

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Michael Smith, VP & CIO, American Academy of Family Physicians

Michael Smith, VP & CIO at American Academy of Family Physicians, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss the...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Nicholas Colisto, CIO, Avery Dennison

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Nicholas Colisto, CIO, Avery Dennison

Nicholas Colisto, CIO at Avery Dennison, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss crisis management during the COVID-19...

5 key ingredients for the ideal board resume

5 key ingredients for the ideal board resume

Whether it’s a DIY rewrite of your executive CV or a professionally produced document, every board candidate needs a resume that shines.

Episode 2: Survive and thrive during the Covid-19 crisis

Episode 2: Survive and thrive during the Covid-19 crisis

Listen now as executive coach Ryan Halverson offers advice on how to manage your career (and your life) during the coronavirus pandemic and how to excel after it.

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Jesse Carrillo, SVP and CIO at Hines

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Jesse Carrillo, SVP and CIO at Hines

Listen now as Jesse Carrillo, SVP and CIO at Hines, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview. They discuss IT leadership during the coronavirus outbreak, the impact on Hines' business and Carrillo's plan for going...

Passion over profits: What nonprofit boards have to offer CIOs

Passion over profits: What nonprofit boards have to offer CIOs

Count on gaining useful experience and connections, but not the right skills to qualify for a corporate board seat.

Tech Career Ladder podcast: Start your climb to EPIC leader

Tech Career Ladder podcast: Start your climb to EPIC leader

In Insider Pro’s inaugural Tech Career Ladder podcast, Sandy Silk -- director of Information Security, Education, and Consulting at Harvard University -- joins host Maryfran Johnson to discuss what it takes to become an EPIC leader....

Briefing the board on security: Put data in the driver’s seat

Briefing the board on security: Put data in the driver’s seat

Skip the scare tactics and cultivate “tech champions” among your board directors via data-driven stories and cybersecurity scorecards.

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